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    Jackie Schram... Got the Part!

    Jackie Schram moved to New York just last fall to pursue her acting career, but she's already planning to leave town. She's been cast in the nonunion national tour of "The 39 Steps."

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    Liz Beckham

    Auditioning is hard enough without the presence of a major star in the room, but that's exactly what happened to Liz Beckham when she went in for 'Accomplice: Hollywood'.

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    Lisa Gershuny Understands That Acting Is a Business (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Lisa Gershuny has appeared on TV’s “Days of Our Lives,” “Body of Proof,” and “90210” and can be seen in a Subway commercial airing nationwide.

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    Colin Buckingham...Got the Part

    Colin Buckingham arrived at Back Stage's annual Actorfest NY event last year with copies of his headshot and résumé but only a vague idea of whom he might be able to give them to.

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    Ed Stelz... Got the Part!

    After Ed Stelz graduated last year from the Atlantic Theater Company's conservatory program, he found himself in the difficult role of what he calls "a nobody seeking auditions."

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    Jay Gillespie

    In his short film career, Jay Gillespie has already had the distinct privilege of working with two horror icons—Tony Todd ("Candyman") and Robert Englund ("Nightmare on Elm Street").

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    Milton Puzy… Got the Part

    For Puzy, the project offered not so much a Method showcase as a chance to confront the not-so-distant past.

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    Hope Jaymes ... Got the Part

    After attending Texas State University for a year, where she studied theater, Hope Jaymes embarked upon the brave journey to Los Angeles, leaving her theatrical roots for a career in film.

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    Julie Sabray's Journey from Egypt to Hollywood (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Julie Sabray is an Egyptian-American actor who studied her craft at the Stella Adler conservatory in L.A. and the American University in Cairo.

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    Ramón Olmos Torres Invests in His Craft (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Ramón Olmos Torres is a nonunion actor who worked in investment banking before committing to his acting career.